"fsck" for ntfs ?

Xander Pirdy xander.pirdy at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 16:34:53 UTC 2010


On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 12:30 PM, Justin Gruenberg <
justin.gruenberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 11:20 AM, stan <stanb at panix.com> wrote:
> > I was tying to sue Ubuntu to help a friend recover data from a disk from
> a
>

By sue, you mean use right?



>  > crashed windows machine this weekend. Ultimately, I was unable to do so
> > because I could not get the ntfs partition on his disk mounted. This
> appears
> > to be because the disk had not been "marked clean" when his machine
> > crashed, or at least that is how I interpreted the error message. Even
> adding
> > the "force" option to the ntfs flavor of mount did not work.
> >
> > Am I interpreting this correctly? If so, is there a tool that can do the
> > equivalent of fsck for ntfs?
>
>
> As far as I know, there isn't.  You need a windows machine, and then
> run chkdsk (pretty sure thats right, there is a command line switch to
> do more extensive checks/fixes.... /F maybe?).
>
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